Blanche K Pontius (1905 - 1990)

Blanche K Pontius
1905 - 1990
updated February 06, 2019
Blanche K Pontius, mother to 10 children, was born on April 2, 1905. She was born to Nelson Robert Burget and Katie Cassiah Newcomer. She married Harold C. Pontius, and they gave birth to Lawrence Pontius, Carl Dwight Pontius, Dorothy Pontius, Donald Pontius, Esther Pontius, Betty Pontius, Kenneth Pontius, Robert Pontius, Jim Pontius, and Richard Pontius. Blanche died on February 21, 1990 at 84 years of age.
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Blanche K Pontius, mother to 10 children, passed away on February 21, 1990 at age 84. Blanche was born on April 2, 1905. She was born to Nelson Robert Burget and Katie Cassiah Newcomer. She married Harold C. Pontius, and they gave birth to Lawrence Pontius, Carl Dwight Pontius, Dorothy Pontius, Donald Pontius, Esther Pontius, Betty Pontius, Kenneth Pontius, Robert Pontius, Jim Pontius, and Richard Pontius.
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In 1905, in the year that Blanche K Pontius was born, the Industrial Workers of the World was founded. An international labor union founded in Chicago, it was most often referred to as the "Wobblies" and had ties to the socialist movement and the anarchist movement. At its peak, it had 150,000 members.

In 1926, she was 21 years old when on November 15th, NBC was founded. It was the U.S.'s first major broadcast network. Ownership of the network was split between RCA (a majority partner at 50%), its founding corporate parent General Electric (which owned 30%), and Westinghouse (which owned the remaining 20%).

In 1946, she was 41 years old when on July 4th, the Philippines gained independence from the United States. In 1964, Independence Day in the Philippines was moved from July 4th to June 12th at the insistence of nationalists and historians.

In 1963, when she was 58 years old, the British Secretary of War, 46 year old John Profumo ,was forced to resign when he lied about an affair with 19 year old Christine Keeler. Keeler was also involved with the Soviet naval attaché and charges of espionage were feared. No proof of spying was ever found.

In 1990, in the year of Blanche K Pontius's passing, after 27 years in prison, Nelson Mandela, the leader of the movement to end South African apartheid was released on February 11th 1990.

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